CONTINUING EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Lackawanna College Continuing Education Department is a division of Lackawanna College, an accredited, private, non-profit educational institution providing opportunities for career and personal development. Continuing Education is committed to serving the educational, employment and training needs of the surrounding communities that it serves both at the main campus in Scranton, PA and all of its satellite centers in surrounding communities.
The Continuing Education Department of Lackawanna College is located in Suite 300, Angeli Hall, 501 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18509. Continuing Education addresses those needs of the community that do not fall under the traditional college structure. The Continuing Education Department includes the college's non-matriculating courses and a variety of training programs, as well as all Allied Health and Technical programs. Course offerings include a variety of courses for both personal and professional development. Individuals may choose courses that fill a personal need, develop basic skills, or allow them to advance in their careers or start a new one.
Continuing Education offerings include non-credit courses, certificate programs, specialized job training and seminars. The various centers of Lackawanna College offer a variety of training programs. Programs vary by site. Program offerings are listed below by center.
The Department seeks to offer variety in its programs to be able to address both the individual’s and organization's personal or professional needs. In addition, our goal is to aid the student in obtaining the skill sets necessary to compete and succeed in today’s business and medical markets and to become an overall well rounded citizen who can go forward and contribute back to the community.
Continuing Education courses are offered at the main campus in Scranton, and at the four Satellite Centers, located in Hawley, Hazleton, Towanda and New Milford. To meet a variety of scheduling needs, courses are offered days, evening, over lunch hours, and on weekends. Arrangements can also be made for customized on-site training.
Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Additional hours are available by appointment. Appointments can be made by calling (570) 961-7813.
Programs in the following areas are available through the Continuing Education Department: Workforce Training, Allied Health Certificate Programs, Paramedic Training Institute, Professional Development, Personal Enrichment, Summer Camps and Youth Programs.